Middletown Backcross Orchard Tour

The CT Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation will be holding an Open Orchard at the Middletown Higby Reservoir Backcross Orchard on Saturday, July 8

A Tree Grows In Salem

“They’re the perfect food,” says David Bingham referring to the American chestnut.

Flowering Season is Now!

Yellow Warbler perched high in an American chestnut during flowering season

The showy flowers of the chestnut attracts pollinators galore, a feast for birds.